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    November is Parental Involvement Month


    When schools work together with families to support learning, children will succeed inside and outside the classroom.

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    2015 Long Range Program Plan Now Available


    Find out more about the department's mission, goals, objectives and measures for the next fiscal year.

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    Florida Sees Sharp Rise in STEM Courses


    Florida has increased enrollment in accelerated science, technology, engineering and math courses by 46 percent during the past five years.

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    Two Florida Colleges Named Finalists for the Prestigious Aspen Prize


    Indian River State College and Santa Fe College were named finalists for the 2015 Prize in Aspen’s official announcement.

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Welcome to the Florida Department of Education's new website. Every day we work hand in hand with parents, teachers, educators and community members to improve Florida's education system for students of all backgrounds and abilities. Our new site reflects this cooperative relationship and the role that so many Floridians play in ensuring student success.

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Governor Rick Scott Honored Six Florida Teachers with Governor’s Shine Awards

Governor Rick Scott Honored Six Florida Teachers with Governor’s Shine Awards

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Marion County’s Jayne Ellspermann Named National Principal of the Year

Marion County’s Jayne Ellspermann Named National Principal of the Year

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Florida Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Florida Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

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Gov. Scott, Comm. Stewart, Superintendent Carvalho call for Federal Officials to Reverse Course on Denial of Waiver for English Language Learners and Florida Schools

Gov. Scott, Comm. Stewart, Superintendent Carvalho call for Federal Officials to Reverse Course on Denial of Waiver for English Language Learners and Florida Schools

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Governor and First Lady Scott Announce Hispanic Heritage Month Contests

Governor and First Lady Scott Announce Hispanic Heritage Month Contests

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First Lady Concludes 2014 Summer Literacy Adventure at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka

First Lady Concludes 2014 Summer Literacy Adventure at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka

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Parental Involvement Month Kick-Off Event

Parental Involvement Month Kick-Off Event

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Commissioner Stewart's Back-to-School Tour

Commissioner Stewart's Back-to-School Tour

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FDOE Mentoring Drive

FDOE Mentoring Drive

Representatives from Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Big Bend, Boys Club of the Big Bend, Guardian Ad Litem Program and Leon County schools spoke to department employees about the importance of mentoring.

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College Colors Day

College Colors Day

On August 29, Florida Department of Education employees dressed in their favorite college colors to support higher education.

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Distinguished Educator Hall of Fame

Distinguished Educator Hall of Fame

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Summer Literacy Adventure Events

Summer Literacy Adventure Events

First Lady Ann Scott hosted four Summer Literacy Adventure events at Florida State Parks to encourage students to read all summer long.

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